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Past articles by Michael:

Cleveland Browns release WR Odell Beckham Jr.

After a week of speculation and questions, the Cleveland Browns have decided to release disgruntled wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. → Read More

Reds trade Gold Glove winning catcher Tucker Barnhart to Detroit

A Cincinnati Reds fan favorite has been traded to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for a minor league infield prospect. → Read More

Ohio State, Cincinnati ranked in top 6 in first College Football Playoff rankings

Ohio State and Cincinnati find themselves on the outside looking in after the first rankings by the College Football Playoff selection committee were released Tuesday night. → Read More

Friday football: Middletown moves game on police recommendation; Vandalia-Butler finds replacement

A recommendation from the Middletown Police Chief, citing safety issues, has prompted Middletown to move their home game Friday to Colerain. → Read More

Former Buckeye Justin Fields to start Sunday for Chicago at Cleveland

Former Ohio State standout Justin Fields will start at quarterback for the Chicago Bears when the team plays the Cleveland Browns this weekend. → Read More

Season-opening UD football game cancelled due to COVID-19 issues

The season-opening Dayton Flyers football game has been cancelled after COVID-19 issues forced a shutdown of the Robert Morris football program. → Read More

COVID-19 protocols force cancellations of some area high school football games

At least three area high school football games scheduled for Friday have been cancelled following COVID-19 issues. → Read More

Dayton Flyers release full non-conference schedule for 2021-22 season

The Dayton Flyers will play eight home games, three neutral court, and two true road games in their 2021-22 non-conference schedule, according to a UD athletics spokesperson. → Read More

Cincinnati chosen to host upcoming USA, Mexico World Cup Qualifier

U.S. Soccer spurned Columbus from hosting a traditional World Cup Qualifying rivalry between the U.S. and Mexico, choosing to host the game in Cincinnati. → Read More

Bengals greats Ken Riley, Ken Anderson voted into inaugural Ring of Honor class

Former quarterback Ken Anderson and cornerback Ken Riley were voted by the fans to join the inaugural Cincinnati Bengals Ring of Honor class. → Read More

Wright State baseball heading to Tennessee for regional round of NCAA tournament

The Wright State Raiders, coming off a dominating performance in the Horizon League tournament, will head to Knoxville to play Tennessee in the regional round of the NCAA tournament Friday. → Read More

Bengals QB Joe Burrow returns to practice field months after season-ending knee injury

Cincinnati Bengals QB Joe Burrow returned to the field today for offseason OTAs just six months after a season-ending knee injury. → Read More

Theaters, stadiums, amusement parks announce plans to return to full-capacity

Several area venues and sports teams have announced plans to return to full capacity, following the removal of state pandemic health orders in June. → Read More

Week 1 matchups announced for Bengals, Browns; Full NFL schedule to be released tonight

Week 1 matchups in the 2021 NFL season are out now, with the complete schedule release announced Wednesday night at 8 p.m. → Read More

Records: Man arrested after Riverside apartment fire; 1 suffers ‘severe’ burns

A 26-year-old man is facing a preliminary charge of felonious assault after an apartment fire in Riverside Sunday, according to records obtained by News Center 7. → Read More

Bengals announce nominees for fan vote into new Ring of Honor

Seventeen former Cincinnati Bengals are up for selection by season ticket holders to enter the inaugural class of the team's new Ring of Honor. → Read More

OHSAA moves boys, girls basketball tournaments to UD Arena through 2024

The University of Dayton Arena will be the home to the next three OHSAA girls and boys basketball tournaments. → Read More

Recovery efforts for James Hutchinson, Nylo Lattimore to resume Friday

Search crews will resume recovery efforts Friday for Nylo Lattimore and James Hutchinson near Lawrenceburg, Indiana. → Read More

Cincinnati Bengals to unveil Ring of Honor; Muñoz, Brown in inaugural class

The Cincinnati Bengals announced the first two members of their new Ring of Honor to immortalize great members of the franchise. → Read More

Student vaccine clinics announced at some area universities

Students at three area universities will have the opportunity to sign up for COVID-19 vaccine clinics starting as soon as Thursday. → Read More